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Compare types of colitis, ibd or crohn?

Compare types of colitis, ibd or crohn?

IBD (Crohn's vs UC): Ibd (inflammatory bowel disease) includes a spectrum of disorders that result in gut inflammation with systemic manifestations. Gut involvement in ulcerative colitis is limited to the lining of the colon whereas in crohn's disease there is transmural (full-thickness) inflammation that can involve any portion of the gut (from mouth to anus). See my other healthtap answers on the subject too. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Ct scan showed diverticulitis and sigmoid colon iflamation i'm freaking out the discharge paper said diverticulitis posible colitis and ibd?

Ct  scan showed diverticulitis and sigmoid colon iflamation i'm freaking out the discharge paper said diverticulitis posible colitis and ibd?

Unusual: At your age, and common with aging. You must be symptomatic if you are getting studied. Diverticula, diverticulosis, then irritation called diverticulitis. Your doctor will make dietary recommendations, and you may need colonoscopy to be sure no other issues. ...Read more

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I was told I have ibd, colitis, duodentitis and gerd. Is it possible to all at once? Or am i being misdaignosed? What's the cure?

I was told I have ibd, colitis, duodentitis and gerd. Is it possible to all at once? Or am i being misdaignosed? What's the cure?

Yes, you can : Have crohn's disease, a type of ibd, of colon and duodenum at same time. Gerd is reflux of stomach contents back into esophagus, and a common condition. I don't think it is misdiagnosis. Cure depends on underlying cause. ...Read more

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I tested positive for ulcerative colitis on the ibd panel. Yet, my colonoscopy came back normal. What could this mean?

I tested positive for ulcerative colitis on the ibd panel. Yet, my colonoscopy came back normal. What could this mean?

IBD panel is a genet: A + ibd panel is present as a preclinical marker and +in a set number of inflammatory bowel diseases. Since autoimmunity is present as a result of t-helper -1 deficiency, t-helper-2 dominance. This state of illness can be caused by a metabolic dysfunction that is also found in diabetes, ra, psoriasis ect. And in certain cancers. If a b-6 is ( low or high) b-6, function is tested by products of b6. ...Read more

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Will a video colonoscopy completely rule out crohans disease, ulcerative colitis and other ibd. Will it also rule out cancer?

Will a video colonoscopy completely rule out crohans disease, ulcerative colitis  and other ibd. Will it also rule out cancer?

Not all: Colonoscopy will rule out colon cancer , ulcerative colitis , ( early uc in remission may not show the disease ) but not crohn's involving only small bowel only , other ibd some times may not have visible pathology . All of these diseases need biopsy as a proof. ...Read more

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I'm curious if I have ibd syndrome / colitis, however i feel like these conditions are fads right now. How common are these?

I'm curious if I have ibd syndrome / colitis, however i feel like these conditions are fads right now. How common are these?

Not fads: Ibs and colitis two different things . Ibs DX of exclusion. Colitis is a DX of inclusion . Ibs can be associated with anxiety, colitis can be infectious or autoimmune . Etc. ...Read more

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I have ibd (crohn's-colitis). Can I eat red meat?

I have ibd (crohn's-colitis). Can I eat red meat?

Yes: Depending on the extent and severity of your disease you may have looser stools with high fat intake but red meat will not worsen your disease. ...Read more

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Does Accutane cause IBD or colitis? or does it affect your GI tract?

Does Accutane cause IBD or colitis? or does it affect your GI tract?

The PI usually best: source for information; i.e. the Prescribing Information; the minimal information which the FDA believes should be available to any physician in order to intelligently decide whether to recommend a prescription molecule(s) to another human based on all known chemistry, research & clinical trial information. It can usually be found on the name brand website; later on at http://www.rxlist.com. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for ibd or ulcertive colitis?

What is a good diet for ibd or ulcertive colitis?

Diet IBD: Best is to avoid seeds such as sunflower seeds etc. you should also avoid a lot of fiber as well. Fish oil , omega three and flax seed oil is usually helpful ...Read more

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How can you get ibd if you don't even have ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease?

How can you get ibd if you don't even have ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease?

IBD: Perhaps there is some confusion inflammatory bowel disease(ibd)refers specifically to ulcerative colitis and crohn's diseasr. If a person has been informed that he or she has ibd then the diagnosis is either ulcerative colitis or crohn's. Inflammation in the intestine caused by infection or other causes may mimic ibd & thus not be either ulcerative colitis or crohn's. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of IBD?(both ulcerative colitis and chrons) besides diarrhea

What are some symptoms of IBD?(both ulcerative colitis and chrons) besides diarrhea

IBD Symptoms: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be associated with abdominal pain, lack of appetite, diarrhea, bloody bowel movements, "gas", weight loss, pale skin. There are other symptoms, too. ...Read more

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Does IBS lead to ibd (crohn's or ulcerative colitis)?

No: Ibs is a functional bowel disorder characterized by bowel hyperactivity and hypersensitivity, while ibd is a structural bowel disorder characterized by inflammation and ulceration. They are unrelated. ...Read more

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I suffer from ulcerative colitis and recently Ive read 1 article stating that havin IBD increases the risk of multiple sclerosis. True? I want to cry.

I suffer from ulcerative colitis and recently Ive read 1 article stating that havin IBD increases the risk of multiple sclerosis. True? I want to cry.

"Increased"not"High": Let's say that for every 100,000 people in the U.S., there are 10 with MS (100 cases per million). Let's say also that people with IBD are 1.7 times as likely to have MS. Then, for each 100,000 people with IBD, there are 17 with MS. The risk of having MS may be increased for people with IBD, but it is not high. ...Read more

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Can ibs, ibd or ulcerative colitis be diagnosed by contrast iv, oral contrast and rectal contrast ct scan?

Can ibs, ibd or ulcerative colitis be diagnosed by contrast iv, oral contrast and rectal contrast ct scan?

IBS vs IBD: IBS does not really have any diagnostic test, it is diagnosed clinically after ruling out the other causes. IBD like Crohn's and Ulcerative colitis may show some findings in the GI tract on imaging studies. ...Read more

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I am having a CT colonography due to chronic constipation & pencil stools. Will this show IBD, such as Crohn's/Colitis as well as colon/rectal cancer?

I am having a CT colonography due to chronic constipation & pencil stools. Will this show IBD, such as Crohn's/Colitis as well as colon/rectal cancer?

CT resolution : CT examination illustrates the anatomy of a part of the body, the lay of the land. The functionality of the lining of the wall is best illustrated by a colonoscopic exam. Talk to your doc about why he is doing any given exam on you. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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